Best of Philly

Best Mechanic

2017 BEST Multipurpose Garage

Girls Auto Clinic

Manned (um) by women, catering to women—and you can get a manicure at the Clutch Beauty Bar while you get your wheels fixed. Your car will run better than new, plus they’ll teach you auto care, so you can save big bucks down the line.

7425 West Chester Pike, Upper Darby, PA | 484-461-4693 | Website


2017 BEST Mechanic for Your Jaguar

J & J Motors

1111 West Lancaster Avenue, Bryn Mawr, PA

It’s not unusual to see a Porsche or Ferrari or Maserati on the lift at this shop, where they specialize in European models—but customers nevertheless rave about the unpretentious down-home service, surprisingly reasonable prices and spot-on estimates. Read more »

2014 BEST Mechanic

Ramsey’s Service Center

659 Burmont Road, Drexel Hill, PA

Professional and friendly customer service; a knowledgeable staff; fair pricing; jobs finished on time; and, most importantly, top-notch work. Ask anyone who’s used Ramsey’s in the seven or so decades it’s been around: This is where you leave your baby. Read more »

2012 BEST Mechanic

11th Street Auto Repair

820 South 11th Street, Philadelphia, PA

Respectful. Honest. Punctual. Frank Sauer and his small staff at 11th Street not only keep your car fit enough to slalom the Schuylkill; they do it with the sort of professionalism one rarely sees anywhere these days. Service-people of Philly, a gauntlet has been thrown down. Read more »

2011 BEST Mechanic

Midcity Tire and Auto

709 Washington Avenue, Philadelphia, PA

Because there are few things we appreciate more than the guys at Midcity giving it to us straight about the brakes that can wait and the tires that need replacing now. Staying open through last winter’s snowstorms? That was nice, too. Read more »

2010 BEST Mechanic

Jeff Kirby at Tires Etc.

515 West Baltimore Pike, Clifton Heights, PA

With more than 18 years of experience, Jeff Kirby has seen (and can explain) it all. And if his waiting area’s 42-inch flat-screen TV, cushy leather chairs, grime-free bathroom, wi-fi and icy sodas aren’t enough to make you feel welcome in the strange and gritty land of auto repair, his joking banter, crush-worthy dimples and… Read more »